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Bicep - Isles
Apr 13

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Tristan -
I'm back! What better way to return than by reviewing one of the most controversial records on RYM (and AOTY I suppose)?
What goes into the creation of a "perfect" album? I'd like to believe that it is nothing more than true passion and effort, though I know it is much more complex than that. A minimalistic approach, such as this one, always leave me with more questions than they provide answers. Though this is never necessarily a bad thing, as the point of art isn't always to be ... read more

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Tristan -
I hope you enjoy: my new longest and most detailed review. 4 months in the making.
It’s been sectioned into 3 parts: The Story, The Aftermath, and The Review.

Waking up after a long nap, you slowly rise to your feet.
Home is long gone, all around you lies new, unfamiliar territory. The sun's gaze slowly pierces through your skin, as you struggle to keep your eyes open.
After a moment of observation, you begin to adjust to the brightness of the surrounding area.
The smell of salt is ... read more
Tristan -
So, it has now been over a year since this album came out. Since then I've garnered over 1,000 plays, which is the equivalent of listening to this album around 111 times, making this my most listened album of all time, and yet I am still not quite sure what to say about it. As some of you have probably noticed, my rating for this record has changed drastically over the past year. I believe it started out around the current average, leaped to 90, then became one of my only 100s, only to fall ... read more
Tristan -
Well, this was a pleasant surprise!
This is the first time I've heard a release from Arab Strap, and it will definitely not be the last. I became quite interested in this album when I saw it tagged with "slowcore" which is a genre I've just recently started to get into. I also noticed that this is the band's first LP release in almost 16 years, so naturally, that is very intriguing.

I find this record to be a good return from Arab Strap, and has helped put them back onto the map ... read more
Tristan -
Where do I even begin with this?
"Dubnobasswithmyheadman" by Underworld is one of the most acclaimed and well-respected techno albums of all-time, and for good reason. It was only natural for me to come across this album due to my recent obsession with electronic music, specifically early and influential works. My understanding of this record's influence is limited, though I can easily respect how it set a base for future techno music and helped develop the band's own unique sound. ... read more
Tristan -
Slowthai's new release shows a more mature and developed side of himself, with well produced beats and some decent lyricism, held back by some major mistakes and overlooks.
I've always been quite interested in Slowthai, especially since his single "Doorman" which I would still consider to be his best track. I've been quite excited for this record, but I did hold off on listening to all of the singles. I'm glad I did this as I was quite surprised with how fun and interesting the music ... read more


May 9, 2021
Thanks! It was hard for me to choose too lol. Here's the list if you wanna check it out
May 8, 2021
hey! What's your favorite gorillaz song? (for a list)
May 6, 2021
trismom OwO
May 4, 2021
Take away the ristan
Now add a wix

Tristan is confirmed a Twix bar 🤯
May 3, 2021
Thanks so much. I've been checking out the nurture thread to figure it out & I'm trying to untangle everything, but yea, thx for the explanation
May 3, 2021
tysm <3 it really means a lot to me
May 3, 2021
thanks for the message, i barely even kno whats happening :(
May 3, 2021
Thanks! You seem pretty nice yourself, and I love it reviews!!!
May 2, 2021
Ty for the follow :D
Apr 29, 2021
Hi Tristant! I don't know how to thank you for your kind words, it means a lot to me! I can tell you that I am very grateful for all the support and love that I get, it means a lot to me!
Thank you for all this and keep on writing with passion, you are doing a fantastic job!


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